My baggie suit... 

I can remember when I first joined the Horace Silver Quintet in September of 1969, it was one of my first professional gigs, in that era we were still wearing neck-ties and suits. Trouble was, I didn’t have one, so I decided to go to one of the pawn shops on 8th Avenue to pick up a second hand one, which only cost me $30.00. The only problem, it was not tailored, so I had to wear the suit just the way it was… baggie!

We were leaving the following day for Pittsburgh, PA to work at the Crawford Grill and we…

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